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the last 12 yeara numb of people visiting america's ergency rooms has ared. yet re's what's surprising: the mber of low-income people going to e.r.s has n increased. the increase has come almo entirely amongiddle-class people and many ofhem have insurance. >> whose insurance do u have? >> blue cros do you have your card with you? >> yeah. >> so why do thego to the e.r.? why aren't ty seeing their own doctor? many people thinthat they know what's wrong with e health care system in thicountry. millions of ople are uninsure and sure, that part of the probm. but that's not the wle problem. the whole problem is bigr than that. >> i am on top here. any problem up there? any problem in the back? there arjust not enough resources outhere for, not on your uninsured patients, but also your insured tients. insud patients have a problem also because tir doctors, when they call their office andays, "i need see... we can't see you for three weeks." "well, wt am i going to do for three wes?" >> open your mouth health care costs keep goi up, up and uand up. t the access seems to be goi do, down, down
power over to the government when ere clearly are people in america o believe in estlishing euthanasia includi selective standards. moyers: remember, this is from thean who told the new york tim in 1994 that he would use opsition to clinton's heal care reform as, "a springbod to win republican control of the hse." that's exactly whahe did... and hopes to do agn. oh, i foot sarah palin, who, like gingric is also vying to speak for the extremright of their rty. she noted on her facook page that"the america i know and love inot one in which my parents or my babyith down syrome will have to stand in frt of obama's ¬°death pane. ch a system is downright evil," she said. death panel? we he nothing to fear but fear mongering itself. ev in the hallowed halls of congress, the cuckoolu seems to have reached epemic proportions: >> this program of goverent option that's being tout as being this panacea, the savi of allowing people to ha quality health ce at an affordable price, is goi to kill people. >> moyers: thrghout our history, there's a thin li between t-headed, partisanship and deeply ingra
in the middle of the civil rights changes i dreamed of an america where our differences would be something to embrace rather than fear. now in the later years of my life, i look around and feel sad. yes, we have made some changes, but to me they have been tempered by our continued willingness to judge and build walls rather than embrace. -harvana mendenhall >> when i think of the american dream i think of sharing my house and good luck with other people. the american dream really isn't a mcmansion in a soulless suburban street, it is having communion with your friends, neighbors and family. -betsy gleckler >> i dream of a nation in which disagreement takes the form of rational discourse, that remembers the spirit of "i do not agree with your words, but will defend to the death your right to speak them." -manny fuentes >> i hope the american dream dies out entirely and is replaced by some other dream that doesn't have the word, "american" in it. and it's a dream that all of humanity can share and prosper in. -byron gordon >> we need no "american dream." what we desperately need is humility.
reliable source of news aninformation on america'economic crisis has been rigt here. mark landler: forc had been unleaed that we couldn't control. john hilsenth: the entire investmentanking model was blown up in a week. billoyers: you've told ushat it's on the newsho, now, wasngton week, worldfocus, the journal, frontline. and so many other pbs ns and public affai programs. what we know heret public television is tt journalism about things that maer. journalism reqres analysis. it requires interpretion. t's not just simply owing us what can be shown. it'trying to help us unrstand the meaning and the forces behind it. "beware the terrible simplifiers," is a phrase i think of ofn in our business. it's only here on pbthat viewers get thcomplex view of reality that all of us must understand as citizens in order toope with the accotability and resnsibility that democcy demands. please help us contie to help you maksense of it all. call yo local station an contribute what you can. thank you. rafael pi romanthanks bill. now, pase take this moment toall the number on your reen or log on to ur webs
.h.s. >> you know, it's not america. >> moyers: so what did you think when you saw that film? >> i thought that he hit the nail on the head with his movie. but the industry... from the moment that the industry learned that michael moore was taking on the health care industry, it was really concerned. >> moyers: what were they afraid of? >> they were afraid that people would believe michael moore. >> moyers: we obtained a copy of the game plan that was adopted by the industry's trade association, a.h.i.p. and it spells out the industry strategies in gold letters. it says, "highlight horror stories of government-run systems." what was that about? >> the industry has always tried to make americans think that government-run systems are the worst thing that could possibly happen to them; that if you even consider that, you're heading down on the slippery slope towards socialism. so they have used scare tactics for years and years and years to keep that from happening. if there were a broader program like our medicare program, it could potentially reduce the profits of these big companies. so th
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